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Senior Platform Engineer

Location: New York City
Category:Engineering

Senior Platform Engineer



We are looking for a mid to senior level engineer with solid experience in backend platform development who will:


Responsibilities



  • Work with our product team and in-house engineers to enhance and extend our high concurrency advertising platform.

  • Integrate with partner systems for data ingestion

  • Extend and maintain our existing systems

  • Participate in an agile development process, ensuring we work on the most important features and have continuous feedback

  • Communicate closely with the rest of the team, sharing discoveries, offering guidance, and accepting feedback

  • Have a contagious motivation to build best-of-breed products

  • Work with other team members to define, enhance and implement internal and external APIs

  • Build internal UI

  • Ensure availability and correct operation of the application in production

  • Be a mentor to junior team members

  • Make recommendations for best practices and supporting technologies

  • Use software engineering best practices to deliver quality software


About you:



  • You love this opportunity, because you:

    • Have a history of tackling interesting problems with code

    • Don't want to follow cookie-cutter solutions, but invent new paradigms

    • Possess an innate technical curiosity

    • Are detail oriented, organized and thorough

    • Are calm under pressure

    • Embrace agile/scrum and the advantages it brings to communication, flexibility, and delivering working code

    • Recognize that software engineering is often about tradeoffs

    • Are Platform and tool agnostic - ability to recognize and use the right tool to build solutions for the problem at hand




Requirements


Deep experience with a wide range of development tools/languages/methodologies with strong experience in NodeJS or equivalent.  Experience with Rails for web dev is a plus.  Ability to maintain and monitor applications in production.  Experience with high concurrency/low latency systems.  Experience with AWS implementation and operation management is preferred.  Ad Tech experience is a plus!



  • Have on the job experience as a backend engineer

  • Excellent communication/collaboration skills and a team-oriented mindset

  • Please be prepared to do a code review for the interview


 


 



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